Maya Angelou, born April 4, 1928, remains an iconic figure in our history and culture, even after her death May 28 in 2014. Her life’s work – poet, educator, historian, best-selling author, actress, civil-rights activist, producer and director – still resonates today. In fact, her Twitter account is still on line; you can read her thoughts here.
There is no better way to celebrate her birth than with this simple story about love that sets you free.
Watch Maya Angelou reading some of her work in these videos: